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Two Alarms Struck for Porch Fire in Newburgh

By BOB MCCORMICK, Correspondent | February 06, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 020621100

Newburgh, NY - The City of Newburgh FD responded to a reported structure fire at 143 Wisner Ave. on February 6th around 4:30 A.M. Units arrived and found flames in the porch area and a second-alarm was sounded, bringing in the Air National Guard FD and Coldenham FD. Firefighters used hand lines and hand tools, and a ladder was set up on Wisner Ave. to access the roof. City of Newburgh Police and Mobile Life ALS also responded. The fire was quickly knocked down and firefighters began checking for extensions. Central Hudson and the City of Newburgh FD Fire Investigation unit were called to the scene. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Cronomer Valley FD and Good-Will FD were on stand by at the Public Safety Building.

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